News Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About News

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I was on the Oprah Winfrey Show once. It was a really slow news day for Oprah, and there were several of us on 'cause none of us was sufficiently interesting by his or herself.
~By Robert B. Parker ~


The first duty of a newspaper is to be accurate. If it be accurate, it follows that it is fair.
~By Herbert Bayard Swope ~


From that moment on, the newspaper became a highly lucrative investment for those with a talent for making money or for publishers wanting to gain a fortune.
~By Ferdinand Lassalle ~


They see us interacting with people, they see us doing serious interviews, they see us having fun, and when you're conversing with someone, you get a much clearer impression of who that person is than if they are just reading into a news piece.
~By Katie Couric ~


Accuracy is to a newspaper what virtue is to a lady, but a newspaper can always print a retraction.
~By Charles Revson ~


People essentially like local news better than network news.
~By Roone Arledge ~


I hate newspapermen. They come into camp and pick up their camp rumors and print them as facts. I regard them as spies, which, in truth, they are.
~By William Tecumseh Sherman ~


The bill that job creators and out-of-work Americans need us to pass is the one that ensures taxes won't go up - one that says Americans and small-business owners won't get hit with more bad news at the end of the year.
~By Mitch McConnell ~


I have had only two men in four years while he appears every week on the newspapers with another woman.
~By Michelle Hunziker ~


Write about society as news and treat it like sociology.
~By Clifton Daniel ~


There are two sayings that are familiar in every news room across the country: 1) sex sells; 2) if it bleeds it leads.
~By Armstrong Williams ~


News, if unreported, has no impact. It might as well have not happened at all.
~By Gay Talese ~


What I think is highly inappropriate is what's going on across the Internet, a kind of political jihad against Dan Rather and CBS News that's quite outrageous.
~By Tom Brokaw ~


Our society has changed in unforeseeable ways since Social Security was created. For example, we are living longer, healthier, and more productive lives and while this is all great news, this has also placed added pressure on America's retirement system.
~By Norm Coleman ~


Because of that I don't care when I read in the newspaper that I am colourblind. I went through a red light in my car and I stopped when I before a green light. So I must be really colourblind, eh?
~By Ruud van Nistelrooy ~


The newspaper is dying. I'm not sure there will be newspapers and its one business I'd never be in.
~By Sumner Redstone ~


The greatest felony in the news business today is to be behind, or to miss a big story. So speed and quantity substitute for thoroughness and quality, for accuracy and context.
~By Carl Bernstein ~


The reason why I've been keeping private for the longest time ever here, I've always wanted to protect my wife's privacy. I don't like - I didn't want to put her picture all over the news. I just wanted to keep her private.
~By Michael Schiavo ~


Ideological warriors whether from the Left or the Right are bad news for the bench. They tend to make law, not interpret law. And that's not what any of us should want from our judges.
~By Charles Schumer ~


Here, the broader issues are already familiar, and discussion has focused at a more sophisticated and detailed level. Within the philosophy of mind, the problem of consciousness is no big news.
~By David Chalmers ~


I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


I was on the cover of a lot of newspapers. I was on the cover of USA Today for every single day for a month. I was on the masthead, so I tend to get recognized a lot, and in weird places. It's always flattering, and it's always odd. It's always at the worst possible time.
~By Augusten Burroughs ~


I need to keep my story count high. I'm trying to get as many stories in my hour as is humanly possible. We're telling more stories in our hour than any national newscast has in the history of this business, I think.
~By Shepard Smith ~


At great, great remove sit the head of General Electric, the head of News Corp, the head of Viacom, or the head of this giant international corporation that wants these ratings.
~By Norman Lear ~


When you're watching the news, how many days in a row can you watch that and feel good about yourself and the world?
~By Sandra Bernhard ~


You know, there are not only - all of the networks, and I mean every television news operation and print and radio and magazines, newspapers, all of them, are remiss in the diversity area. I mean, none of these organizations have reached a level of parity.
~By Connie Chung ~


There is no such thing as national advertising. All advertising is local and personal. It's one man or woman reading one newspaper in the kitchen or watching TV in the den.
~By Morris Hite ~


I think the people will- who advocate having a step back and read those public opinion polls on the front page of the newspapers all over this country saying public supports restoration in restoration of the Everglades, protection of the parks and the creation of monuments.
~By Bruce Babbitt ~


Fox News is hated because they're elitists, and the worst winners television's ever seen.
~By Keith Olbermann ~


It's interesting actually, what's gone on with that footage, and also what happened with the footage from the war in Afghanistan, is that our news reporting is pretty much along the lines of pornography now.
~By Alex Cox ~


There's so much negative imagery of black fatherhood. I've got tons of friends that are doing the right thing by their kids, and doing the right thing as a father - and how come that's not as newsworthy?
~By Will Smith ~


Money is the sinews of love, as of war.
~By George Farquhar ~


The secret of a successful newspaper is to take one story each day and bang the hell out of it. Give the public what it wants to have and part of what it ought to have whether it wants it or not.
~By Herbert Bayard Swope ~


Tell us exactly - certainly our listeners - why does it appear that some folks, certainly in the Democratic Party and in the news media - seem to be afraid of you?
~By Tony Brown ~


Lord of the Rings was something I always wanted to do. I read the book when I was about 25, and I was always hoping if it was ever made into a feature film that I would be involved in some way. And then I finally got it, and I was over the moon. It was fantastic news.
~By Sean Bean ~


I don't think you can compromise, news either has integrity or it doesn't. It either is accurate, balanced and fair or it isn't.
~By Richard Parsons ~


Once again I stopped listening to the news this week.
~By Donella Meadows ~


The good news is that a competitive dollar in the global market and a strong dollar at home are compatible in both the long run and during the transition to a more competitive dollar.
~By Martin Feldstein ~


I read the newspaper avidly. It is my one form of continuous fiction.
~By A. C. Benson ~


Listening to a news broadcast is like smoking a cigarette and crushing the butt in the ashtray.
~By Milan Kundera ~


Nothing had changed in my routine, except that when I went down the chippy and got me special fried rice, it would be wrapped in a newspaper that had my picture all over it.
~By Robbie Fowler ~


The great sadness of my life is that I never achieved the hour newscast, which would not have been twice as good as the half-hour newscast, but many times as good.
~By Walter Cronkite ~


I've got news for you: There are going to be people other than Christians in the hereafter. What are you going to do about it? Are you not going to go?
~By Jane Elliot ~


I think that what people want from cable news channels is the sense that if there's hard news, it's going to come up immediately.
~By Brit Hume ~


They are words you don't easily forget: I don't have good news.
~By Joel Siegel ~


I get most of my news from the Jon Stewart Daily Show. It's the most level commentary you can find. You have to laugh, because it's all so true. It's the closest thing to a counterculture.
~By John Mayall ~


It is an ill thing to be the first to bring news of ill.
~By Aeschylus ~


Some news managers have been slow to grasp that good television news is always substance over form.
~By Jessica Savitch ~


I think a newspaper should be provocative, stir 'em up, but you can't do that on television. It's just not on.
~By Rupert Murdoch ~


I'm very wary of news on television.
~By Val Kilmer ~


The film's success so far involves winning a couple of prizes at Cannes and Sundance, and getting some very nice reviews in newspapers and magazines. That hasn't had a big impact on my life yet.
~By Harvey Pekar ~


Ladies and gentlemen, I wish I had better news for you but we are facing a storm that most of us have feared. This is a threat that we've never faced before.
~By Ray Nagin ~


Television news is like a lightning flash. It makes a loud noise, lights up everything around it, leaves everything else in darkness and then is suddenly gone.
~By Hodding Carter ~


Everyone should get their news however they want to and in whatever form they want. I'm not going to sit back in judgment of other people and the way they do it.
~By Jim Lehrer ~


In France we have a law which doesn't allow the press to publish a photo that you didn't approve. It lets the paparazzi take the picture, but if they publish this picture, you have the choice to sue the newspaper. So me, I always sued them.
~By Audrey Tautou ~


You are welcome to your intellectual pastimes and books and art and newspapers; welcome, too, to your bars and your whisky that only makes me ill. Here am I in the forest, quite content.
~By Knut Hamsun ~


We can no longer allow multinationals to parade as agents of progress and democracy in the newspapers, even as they subvert it at the workplace.
~By John J. Sweeney ~


News is what a chap who doesn't care much about anything wants to read. And it's only news until he's read it. After that it's dead.
~By Evelyn Waugh ~


The advertisements in a newspaper are more full knowledge in respect to what is going on in a state or community than the editorial columns are.
~By Henry Ward Beecher ~


My point is cutting spending shouldn't be reliant on the debt limit though. It's something we have to do. The good news for America is, leaders in both parties, the president, believe that we have to have significant deficit reduction. So the intent is there. And I think what America is going to demand is that our leaders come together.
~By David Plouffe ~


I want to democratize business news.
~By Neil Cavuto ~


What interested me was not news, but appraisal. What I sought was to grasp the flavor of a man, his texture, his impact, what he stood for, what he believed in, what made him what he was and what color he gave to the fabric of his time.
~By John Gunther ~


The good news, though, is that I find in my political travels that people, as regular citizens, are more interested than ever in getting together and having discussions. They want to hear about other viewpoints that differ entirely from what the administration is putting out.
~By Jim Hightower ~


I had - all my life, everybody who knew me thought that I would probably grow up to be a reporter, a newspaper reporter because we didn't have much television in those days.
~By Bob Schieffer ~


Have you noticed that life, with murders and catastrophes and fabulous inheritances, happens almost exclusively in newspapers?
~By Jean Anouilh ~


We know our son. We know he's not a pedophile like some of these newscasters are saying. That is not true.
~By Joseph Jackson ~


I have to watch the news or my day is not complete.
~By Patricia Clarkson ~


Of, course it always cheers a news editor when a story has what we describe as 'legs' therefore it, erm, runs.
~By Kamal Ahmed ~


Their coverage on the Fox News Channel has been atrocious. The stuff that comes out of Sean Hannity's mouth has been infuriating. The stuff that Bill O'Reilly says has been illogical. You go up and down the schedule and it's insanity over there. The number of lies, perpetuated, promoted by Fox News is just shameful and it hurts everybody.
~By David Shuster ~


I think FoxNews ratings are a reliable guide to the attitudes of the American electorate.
~By Reese Schonfeld ~


I never quite understand why we watch the news. There doesn't really seem much point watching somebody tell you what the news is when you could quite easily listen to it on the radio.
~By John Hurt ~


The biggest difference between Kennedy and Nixon, as far as the press is concerned, is simply this: Jack Kennedy really liked newspaper people and he really enjoyed sparring with journalists.
~By Ben Bradlee ~


They don't have the news media set up in Africa that we do in the United States, where televisions are so accessible and newspapers and magazines are able to educate people.
~By Matthew Modine ~


The price of being close to the President is delivering bad news. You fail him if you don't tell him the truth. Others won't do it.
~By Donald Rumsfeld ~


Today, especially, when there are so many stations for viewers to choose from, if they want news, they always come to CNN and that's where I wanted to be.
~By Connie Chung ~


America Held Hostage won 24 Emmys for ABC News, but someone forgot to include my name on the list of people responsible for the show.
~By Pierre Salinger ~


The only thing I'd ever done with news was to read copy sitting at the microphone in the studio.
~By Ed Bradley ~


Newscasters cannot call attention to themselves by being too attractive or too unattractive.
~By Jessica Savitch ~


A newspaper is lumber made malleable. It is ink made into words and pictures. It is conceived, born, grows up and dies of old age in a day.
~By Jim Bishop ~


Leaks and whispers are a daily routine of news-gathering in Washington.
~By William Greider ~


Other than that one year, Salon has been very cautious about the way it spends money. For instance, since last year, we've had virtually no marketing budget. It's just word of mouth. And our circulation continues to grow that way by breaking news stories.
~By David Talbot ~


I have always had strong maternal instincts. Even when I was still a child I cut out pictures of prams from newspapers and imagined the feeling of pushing my own pram through fresh winter snow and seeing the wheels' tracks behind me in the snow.
~By Agnetha Faltskog ~


When you have a country that can boast that more than 95 percent of its eligible workforce is employed and pumping money back into economy, that's exceptionally good news, especially as we prepare to observe Labor Day.
~By J. D. Hayworth ~


When news of the crash came, probably a lot of people in small towns and farms across America felt a sense of grim satisfaction that the sinners had finally been punished for their wicked ways.
~By Ron Chernow ~


I was the editor of the school newspaper and in drama club and choir, so I was not a popular girl in the traditional sense, but I think I was known for being relatively scathing.
~By Tina Fey ~


I live in Spain. Oscars are something that are on TV Sunday night. Basically, very late at night. You don't watch, you just read the news after who won or who lost.
~By Javier Bardem ~


Fifty percent of people won't vote, and fifty percent don't read newspapers. I hope it's the same fifty percent.
~By Gore Vidal ~


Our first record, 'Huey Lewis And The News', was seen by no one - it sold 25 copies.
~By Huey Lewis ~


You've just got to focus on excellence and try not to be distracted by the news and the rumors and the absurdities of the stories that were coming out.
~By James Daly ~


The work is with me when I wake up in the morning; it is with me while I eat my breakfast in bed and run through the newspaper, while I shave and bathe and dress.
~By C. S. Forester ~


This consists of a series of meetings that may last several days through which information is provided that may include reviewing documentaries, news programs, court records and certain reports about the group in question.
~By Rick Ross ~


The decisive moment in the defeat of upper class, capital-S, Society may have come when, in newspapers all over the nation, what used to be call the Society page was replaced by the Style section.
~By Joseph Epstein ~


Gossip is news running ahead of itself in a red satin dress.
~By Liz Smith ~


Over and over again-in the movie, I have nine different people who have worked for Fox News network who have come forward and talked on camera, three of them anonymously, by the way.
~By Robert Greenwald ~


One little person, giving all of her time to peace, makes news. Many people, giving some of their time, can make history.
~By Peace Pilgrim ~


Journalism as theater is what TV news is.
~By Thomas Griffith ~


My name was on the list very early after these announcements were made through the newspapers in Europe.
~By Claude Nicollier ~


People can say anything they want to. If they don't want to get the news from me, get it from somebody else. It's not something I'm going to worry about, I'm sorry.
~By Jim Lehrer ~


We have newsreaders behaving like actors, lowering their voices if it's a sad story, as if we didn't know it's a sad story. There isn't a single cool newsreader.
~By Tom Baker ~


I do not read newspapers. I do not watch television. I am not interested in current events, although I will occasionally discuss them if other people want to discuss them.
~By Diane Wakoski ~

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